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Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound Comparison – Which dog is better Curly or Baluchi Hound?

"Find similarities and differences between Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound" Compare Curly-Coated Retriever and Afghan Hound. Which is better: Curly-Coated Retriever or Afghan Hound?
Name Curly-Coated Retriever Afghan Hound
OriginsEngland Afghanistan
Group Gun Dog Hunting Dogs
Popularity Rank17193
Reviews31
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Other Names
What other names do they have?
Curly, CCR Baluchi Hound, Tazi, Tazhi Spay, Da Kochyano Spay, Sage Balochi, Ogar Afgan, Eastern Greyhound / Persian Greyhound
Breed Type
Which dog is purebred or crossbreed? Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound breed type comparison:
Purebred Purebred
AKC Group
Which dog is recognized by the AKC?
Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1924 as a Sporting breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1926 as a Hound breed.
FCI Group
Which dog is recognized by the FCI?
Recognized by FCI in the Retrievers - Flushing Dogs - Water Dogs group, in the Retrievers section. Recognized by FCI in the Sighthounds group, in the Long-haired or fringed Sighthounds section.
Breed Recognition
What other organizations and kennel clubs recognize these dog breeds?
No data available American Canine Registry
American Kennel Club
America's Pet Registry
Canadian Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Federation Cynologique Internationale
Kennel Club of Great Britain
North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
American Canine Association, Inc.
Australian National Kennel Council
Continental Kennel Club
National Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
Price
Which is cheaper, Curly-Coated Retriever or Afghan Hound? Which is more expensive? What is the difference in price between Curly-Coated Retriever and Afghan Hound?
$600-$800 $2000-$2500
Availability
Frequent
Very frequent

Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound General Appearance & Basic Info Comparison

Size
Which is bigger, Curly-Coated Retriever or Afghan Hound? Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound size comparison:
Large Large
Weight
Which is heavier, Curly-Coated Retriever or Afghan Hound? Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound weight comparison:
65-80 pounds (29-36 kg) Male: 50-60 pounds (23-27 kg), Female: 40-55 pounds (18-25 kg)
50-64 pounds (22-34 kg)
Avg. Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
72.5 pounds (32.5 kg) 57 pounds (28 kg)
Height
Which is taller, Curly-Coated Retriever or Afghan Hound? Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound height comparison:
25-27 inches (63-69 cm) 27-29 inches (69-74 cm)
Avg. Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
26 inches (66 cm) 28 inches (71.5 cm)

Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound Hair & Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat/fur do they have? Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound coat comparison:
Curly Fine
Colors
What are the original Curly-Coated Retriever and Afghan Hound color? Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound color comparison:
Liver
Black
Tan
Blue
Cream
Red
White
Silver
Black
Grooming
Which is easy to maintain, Curly-Coated Retriever or Afghan Hound? Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound grooming comparison:
Easy to groom: The Curly-Coated Retriever doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
Shedding Level
Who sheds more Curly-Coated Retriever or Afghan Hound? Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound shedding:
Curly-Coated Retrievers shed moderately.
Afghan Hounds shed moderately.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
Which dog should be bathed more: Curly-Coated Retriever or Afghan Hound?
3-4 weeks
More often than average.
3-4 weeks
More often than average.

Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound Characteristics Comparison

Temperament
Which one has a better personality? Which is a better family dog, Curly-Coated Retriever or Afghan Hound? Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound behavior/temperament comparison:
Clever
Intelligent
Sensitive
Independent
Lively
Trainable
Aloof
Dignified
Independent
Clownish
Happy
Intelligent Rank
Which dog has more intelligence? Is a Curly-Coated Retriever or Afghan Hound smarter? Which is best? Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound intelligence:
Átlagos: Átlagos intelligenciájú Curly-Coated Retriever.
Low: The Afghan Hound if one of the dog breeds that have the lowest degree of obedience intelligence.
Trainability
Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound trainability comparison. What's the difference between Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound?
Curly-Coated Retrievers are easy to train.
Afghan Hounds are quite easy to train.
Playfulness
Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound playfulness comparison:
Curly-Coated Retrievers, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Afghan Hounds, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Sensitivity Level
Which dog is more sensitive? What's the difference between Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound?
Curly-Coated Retrievers have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
Afghan Hounds don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Affection Level
Which is the more affectionate dog breed: Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound?
Curly-Coated Retrievers are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Afghan Hounds are average dogs regarding their affection level.
Social Needs
Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound social needs comparison:
Curly-Coated Retrievers are a social breed.
Afghan Hounds need for social interaction is average.
Barking
Which dog barks more/less: Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound?
Average: The Curly-Coated Retriever barks occasionally.
Low: The Afghan Hound barks none to minimal.
Watchdog Ability
Which is the better watchdog: Curly-Coated Retriever or Afghan Hound?
Curly-Coated Retrievers are average watchdogs.
Afghan Hounds are not the best choice if you want a good watchdog.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Which dog is most likely to protect its owner? Which is the best dog to use for protection?
Curly-Coated Retrievers are average defenders.
Afghan Hounds can't provide protection for their territory.
Biting Potential
Which breed of dog is most likely to bite? Biting potential comparison:
Low
The Curly-Coated Retriever has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Afghan Hound has a low chance of biting somebody.
Bite Force
Which bite is stronger: Curly-Coated Retriever or Afghan Hound?
Between 200 and 400 PSI
Ordinary: Average dogs have bite force between 200 and 400 PSI.
Between 200 and 400 PSI
Ordinary: Average dogs have bite force between 200 and 400 PSI.
Mouthiness
Which is the better dog? Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound mouthiness comparison:
Curly-Coated Retrievers have a strong tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Afghan Hounds have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Which dog has a greater roaming instinct? What's the difference between Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound?
Wanderlust potential of the Curly-Coated Retriever is strong enough to escape from home.
Afghan Hounds have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
Prey Drive
Which dog has a higher prey drive? What's the difference between Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound? Which can be better for hunting?
Curly-Coated Retrievers have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Afghan Hounds have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Apartment Friendly
Which dog is more apartment friendly Curly-Coated Retriever or Afghan Hound?
Nem a legjobb választás Curly-Coated Retriever, ha lakásban szeretnéd tartani, ugyanakkor alapos lemozgatással, napi többszöri sétával tolerálják a benti körülményeket is, így megoldható Curly-Coated Retriever tartása lakásban.
Kimondottan lakásbarát kutya Afghan Hound fajta.
Adaptability
Which dog has a higher adaptability potential? Which is the better dog?
Curly-Coated Retrievers adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Afghan Hounds adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Curly-Coated Retriever or Afghan Hound?
Curly-Coated Retrievers do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Fighting Dog Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Which dog is more stranger friendly Curly-Coated Retriever or Afghan Hound? Which dog is more friendly?
Curly-Coated Retrievers are average friendly towards strangers.
Afghan Hounds are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Which dog is more child/kid friendly Curly-Coated Retriever or Afghan Hound?
Curly-Coated Retrievers are kid-friendly dogs.
Afghan Hounds are kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Which dog is more cat friendly Curly-Coated Retriever or Afghan Hound?
Curly-Coated Retrievers are average friendly towards cats.
Afghan Hounds are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Which dog is more dog friendly Curly-Coated Retriever or Afghan Hound?
Curly-Coated Retrievers are very dog-friendly dogs.
Afghan Hounds are average friendly towards other dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is best for first time owners: Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound?
Yes
Curly-Coated Retrievers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
No
Afghan Hounds are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog
Which one could be a service dog?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Therapy Dog
Which one could be a therapy dog: Curly-Coated Retriever or Afghan Hound? Which is better for autism?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Which one could be a detection/sniffer dog?
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Office Friendly
Which one fits better in the office?
Yes
Curly-Coated Retriever is one of the best dog breeds for office environment
No
Afghan Hound is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Which one could be a search and rescue dog?
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Which dog is good for elderly people?
Curly-Coated Retrievers are usually recommended for elderly people.
Afghan Hounds are usually recommended for elderly people.
Boat Dog
Which one could be a boat dog: Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound?
Yes
Curly-Coated Retriever breed usually likes being on a boat.
Not really
Afghan Hound breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Pet Friendly
Which dog breeds get along well with other animals/pets?
Curly-Coated Retrievers are generally with other pets.
Afghan Hounds usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Which one could be a cart pulling or drafting dog?
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.

Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound Health Factors Comparison

Health Issues
Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound health comparison. Which is the healthier: Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound?
Curly-Coated Retrievers tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
The Afghan Hound is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems
Which one has more or less genetic/health problems: Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound? What are the allergies, genetic diseases and concerns for them? Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound health problems comparison:
No data available Allergies
Cancer
Cataracts
Hypothyroidism
Veterinarian Visits
Which one may need more or less veterinary visits: Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound?
Frequent
The Curly-Coated Retriever should have a complete physical check-up at least once (but preferably twice) per year.
Average
The Afghan Hound should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year.
Life Expectancy
Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound lifespan comparison. How long do Curly-Coated Retriever and Afghan Hound breeds live? Which one has a longer lifespan/life expectancy? What is the age limit of the Curly-Coated Retriever and Afghan Hound?
8-12 years 12-14 years
Hypoallergenic
Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound hypoallergenic comparison. Which dog is hypoallergenic or not?
No Yes
Energy Level
Who has more energy a Curly-Coated Retriever or Afghan Hound? Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound energy level comparison:
Curly-Coated Retrievers are high energy dogs.
Afghan Hounds are high energy dogs.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound exercise need comparison. Which dog needs more activity? Which dog needs the most exercise: Curly-Coated Retriever or Afghan Hound? Which dog needs the most walking? Which dog is the laziest?
Curly-Coated Retrievers have an average exercise need.
Afghan Hounds need quite a lot of exercise.
Sleeping Need
Which one sleeps the least/most: Curly-Coated Retriever or Afghan Hound?
Curly-Coated Retrievers don't need too much sleep.
Afghan Hounds don't need too much sleep.
Avg. daily food consumption
Which dog eats more: Curly-Coated Retriever or Afghan Hound? Does the Curly-Coated Retriever breed eat more than the Afghan Hound breed?
4 to 5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 2 to 2.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
Which dog breed is more prone to obesity? Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound weight gain potential comparison:
Average.
Low.
Weather & Climate
Which dog is best for hot or cold weather: Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound?
Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Curly-Coated Retriever can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Prefers cold weather
The Afghan Hound can adapt well to harsh weather conditions, and also can be a good mountain dog.
Stinkiness
Which dog breed smells least? Which dog smells most? Which is best, Curly-Coated Retriever or Afghan Hound?
Medium
The Curly-Coated Retriever has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Afghan Hound has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
Which dog drools the most? Which dog drools the least? What's the difference between Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound?
The Curly-Coated Retriever is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.
The Afghan Hound is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.

Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound Reproducibility Comparison

Gestation Length 60-64 days 60-64 days
Litter Frequency Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Litter Size
How many puppies can Curly-Coated Retriever and Afghan Hound have? Curly-Coated Retriever vs Afghan Hound litter size comparison:
6-8 puppies 6-8 puppies

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